It became, indeed, subservient to the Romanist archbishopric of Prague, which had been reestablished by Ferdinand I.
But even this subservient and cautious House sometimes asserted itself: and on one occasion its vicepresident Doctor Magdic proclaimed " the nation's constant desire for unification in a single and independent political body."
(1521-1557) was a ruler of fair ability, who became in his later years wholly subservient to his ecclesiastical advisers.
But above all things the church was being criticized as an imperium in imperio, a privileged body not amenable to ordinary jurisdiction, and subservient to a foreign lordthe pope.
Awkward interruption of that happy arrangement which made men subservient to flattery and money.